Tag: Extractive Industries

ASEAN to benefit from EITI adoption

| May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
ASEAN to benefit from EITI adoption

Banda Seri Bagawan, Brunei Times by Debbie Too, Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Accounting solution for revenue derived from natural resources. COUNTRIES rich in natural resources, such as members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), can benefit from partaking in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).

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69 Miners Agree to Renegotiate Contracts

| March 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Jakarta Post, Jakarta| Wednesday, February 29, 2012| byRangga D. Fadillah, As many as 60 coal contracts-of-work (PKP2B) and nine non-coal mining license (KK) holders have agreed to renegotiate six main points in their contracts with the government, the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry announced on Tuesday. The six main issues cover the size of […]

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Arakanese take to the streets to demand gas be used for Arakan electricity

| January 19, 2012 | 1 Comment
Arakanese take to the streets to demand gas be used for Arakan electricity

January 17, 2012. Shwe Gas Movement. Today over 250 Arakanese took to the streets in the state capital of Sittwe and across two townships, wearing t-shirts, pasting stickers and posters, demanding that natural gas from Arakan coastal waters be used to generate 24-hour electricity throughout the state before any is exported to China. Activists from […]

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Southeast Asia Set to Square Off Again on Xayaburi

| December 5, 2011 | 0 Comments
Southeast Asia Set to Square Off Again on Xayaburi

WallStreet Journal, 5 December 2011. By James Hookway Laos plans to establish itself as the hydroelectric powerhouse of Southeast Asia will likely face a fierce challenge this week from neighboring

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Capturing the Signals

| November 19, 2011 | 0 Comments
Capturing the Signals

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ICW Finds More Freeport Money Transfers to Police

| November 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Kompas| Jimmy Hitipeuw | Rabu, 2 November 2011 | The Indonesian Corruption Watch (ICW) has discovered transfers of US$79.1 million from PT Freeport Indonesia to the police, a spokesman said. “Based on its financial reports from 2001 to 2010, PT Freeport has cumulatively paid US$79.1 million to Indonesian security authorities,” ICW coordinator for monitoring and […]

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Is Freeport Doomed?

| October 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Jakarta Post|

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Freeport, workers haggle over wages

| October 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Jakarta Post | Rangga D Fadillah,

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India seeks more trade with reclusive neighbour Myanmar

| September 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
India seeks more trade with reclusive neighbour Myanmar

Reuters. By Matthias Williams New Delhi: India plans to double trade with isolated, energy-rich Myanmar in the next four years as the emerging Asian power competes with China for influence and resources in the region. India is hungry for resources to feed its expanding economy and is eager to keep up with China in investments […]

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President Obama Commits U.S. to Implement EITI

| September 21, 2011 | 0 Comments
President Obama Commits U.S. to Implement EITI

NEW YORK, 20 September 2011 – Revenue Watch applauds President Obama decision to apply a new standard of transparency to oil, gas and mining revenues from federal lands. Speaking today at the formal launch of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), an initiative of governments and civil society to advance open government around the world, President […]

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